Full-Time
Kistapinan I.R. 211 Therapeutic Group Care Facility
Posted 3 months ago

MENTAL HEALTH WORKER

One (1) FULL TIME POSITION –THERAPEUTIC GROUP CARE FACILITY

Closing Date: January 24, 2024

 

Peter Ballantyne Child & Family Services Inc. is accepting applications for One (1) Full Time Mental Health Worker for the PBCFSI office at the Therapeutic Group Care Facility.

 

General Duties:

Reporting to the Mental Health Therapist, the Mental Health Worker is responsible for providing counselling and holistic services to families experiencing mental health issues, communication challenges, or family conflict. In addition, the mental health Worker is specifically accountable for:

 

  • Providing counseling sessions which may include one-to-one, group therapy, or sessions involving family members.
  • Working with staff/clients dealing with such issues as stress, grief, addiction, depression or conflict.
  • May also work with patients who have special needs
  • Assisting clients with attaining resources that fit their needs
  • Work with individuals, groups and communities to improve mental health
  • Encourage clients to discuss emotions and experiences
  • Examine issues including substance abuse, aging, bullying, anger management, careers, depression, relationships, self-image, stress and suicide
  • Help clients define goals, plan action and gain insight

 

Qualifications

  • Completed a Certificate, Diploma and or Degree in Social Work and five years of related child and family services agency experience
  • Must assist Mental Health Manager in needs and risk assessment, family dynamics, impact of trauma, psycho-social functioning theories and practices and child protection theories, models and practices
  • Must have mediation, negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Must lead a mature, stable and healthy lifestyle.
  • Commitment to working with families.
  • Willingness to participate in on-going training as well as travel to all PBCN communities
  • Knowledge of Woodland Cree language, culture and the political and social objectives of PBCN
  • Persons of First Nation’s Ancestry are encouraged to apply.
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle.
  • *Satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check*

 

* Please be reminded that PBCFSI will only consider applications which include a Resume, Vulnerable Sector Check, and 3 most recent professional references. Applicants with missing documentation will not be considered for open positions. Please send complete applications to:

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